There is limited time left to set up the required infrastructure to undertake checks of HGVs bound for the continent in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). In a report into how government departments have been preparing the border for an exit, the NAO said it was “impossible to know exactly what will happen” should the UK leave the EU without a deal on Hallowe’en. It said the government’s reasonable worst-case planning assumptions […]
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.
“B2B carriers have got a problem” – DPD boss Dwain McDonald on surging volumes and the Brexit “car crash”
My interview with DPD chief executive Dwain McDonald coincides neatly with yet another milestone in the parcel carrier’s rapid growth over recent months.
Many companies are exploiting a hole in border security between Ireland and Northern Ireland and illegally shifting goods into the UK without paying taxes, according to a new report.